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cohabit

(kō-hăb′ĭt)
intr.v. cohab·ited, cohab·iting, cohab·its
1. To live together in a sexual relationship, especially when not legally married.
2. To coexist, as animals of different species.

co·hab′i·tant, co·hab′it·er n.
co·hab′i·ta′tion n.
co·hab′i·ta′tion·al adj.

cohabit

verb To live, sleep and have sexual relations with a partner as if in a married partnership (though usually without legal marriage).
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A Birmingham lawyer has called for the urgent reform of the law relating to cohabitees, claiming it is outdated and unfair.
Cohabitees seem to have no rights within today's laws.
So aside from marrying or entering into a civil partnership is there anything that cohabitees can do to reduce inheritance tax when they die?
The situation becomes even more difficult for cohabitees who have not made a will.
Elsewhere, members have experience in private law residence and contact applications, financial remedy, disputes between cohabitees, and Court of Protection matters, among other areas.
Rates of emotional and physical abuse in the childhoods recalled by these adult women were also very high, as were rates of the introduction of stepfathers and cohabitees into the child's home.
Quoted in Joan Perkin, Women and Marriage in Nineteenth-Century England (Chicago, 1989), 159; for violence against wives and cohabitees, see Ellen Ross, Love and Tog and Shani D'Cruze, Crimes of Outrage: Sex, Violence and Victorian Working Women (Dekalb, IL, 1998).
MY ADVICE TO COHABITEES GIVEN the total disregard that the law has for cohabitees it is always worth unmarried couples entering into a cohabitation agreement, so that there is a written agreement that records who owns what and in what proportion, how you will split your property, its contents, personal belongings, savings and other assets should the relationship break down and how you will support your children if applicable.
Rachel Adams has expertise in cohabitee disputes and children matters.
The mother has already appealed to the police of Alamedin district in November 2014 about sexual abuse by the cohabitee.
Successive waves of legislation over the nature of relationships between members of opposing and the same sex alike have done nothing to close the gap between the separating spouse and the separating cohabitee.